The Storyteller

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 26, 2013 - Fiction - 464 pages


'She is a master of her craft . . . and humanity is what Picoult does best' Sunday Telegraph

After a tragic accident which left her deeply scarred, Sage Singer retreated into herself, allowing her guilt to govern her life. When she befriends kindly retired teacher Josef, it seems that life has finally offered her a chance of healing.

But the gentle man Sage thinks she knows is in fact hiding a terrible secret. Josef was an SS officer during the Holocaust and now he wishes to die - and he wants Sage to help him.

As Josef begins to reveal his past to her, Sage is horrified.

Does this past give her the right to kill him?

'An emotional and compelling tale' Sun

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I have read several books on the Holocaust, I think most of them were written by survivors but this historical fiction one that centered on a few characters Jodi Picoult's book goes back and forth ... Read full review

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User Review  - LibraryCin - LibraryThing

Sage is a baker and a loner. When she goes to a grief couselling session, she becomes friends with Josef, a ninety-something year old man. It’s not long before Josef confides in Sage that he was a ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-four internationally bestselling novels, including My Sister's Keeper, The Storyteller and Small Great Things, and has also co-written two YA books with her daughter Samantha van Leer, Between the Lines and Off the Page. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and children. Jodi's UK website is and she can be found on Facebook and Twitter at and She also has a YouTube channel

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